Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.




The 2017-2018 Academy Application is now closed. The 2018-2019 application season will begin in Fall of 2018.

Students completing the online application will be charged a non-refundable application processing fee of $75.00.

Our preferred method of submission is online. If you are unable to submit an online application please contact the Admissions office at 630.907.5028 or at

Application Fee Waiver Information:

We believe that all students, regardless of their financial resources, have the opportunity to attend the Academy. If the applicant qualifies for free or reduced lunch, please ask a school staff member to submit a written request for a fee waiver on official school letterhead and email it to or enclose it with the student's application. Students submitting their applications online will be able to select the fee waiver option upon submission.

To apply for admission, begin by creating an account.